Colin Amato left a comment on ARCHIVED—Red Book Buffs
"Has anyone read "Reading the Red Book" by Sanford L Drob? I just picked up a copy and was curious what others thought of it. Thanks! "
Aug 3, 2013
Ed Koffenberger commented on Colin Amato's blog post Individuation and Aging
"Thanks Colin. Your words remind me of a phrase of a hymn, "deep and wide." Whether going wide to get to the deep or realizing in the deep a wider connectivity to all nature are the two paths often used my the mystics, kataphatic and apophatic. I was…"
Mar 1, 2012
Judith Harte,Ph.D. commented on Colin Amato's blog post Archetypes of Aging
"Very Interesting stuff! Astrologically the process of aging is one which is Saturnine. Adjectives such as dry, barren, brittle, constricted, depression, withdrawn, petrified, contraction can describe it. . If one can consciously incorporate…"
Feb 24, 2012
Colin Amato left a comment on ARCHIVED—Red Book Buffs
"I can really relate to this quote from The Red Book and what Jung is talking about. Sacrifice to me is just pure psychological reality. One that can be very scary for a lot of people who have a very powerful, Persona or even I well established Ego…"
Feb 23, 2012
Colin Amato left a comment for Ed Koffenberger
"Hey Ed thanks for the greetings. After getting my BA I plan on first getting my Masters in Counseling Psychology so I can obtain a MFT. From there I would be very interested in attending one of the Jung Institutes. I have a lot of future ideas, and…"
Feb 23, 2012

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  • I've got the MFT and just finished the MA in depth psychology going on to the PhD. MFT was great with exterior systemics, depth psych with internal systemics. Your studies in comparative religions will also serve you well when/if you head down the Jungian path. Keep in touch.

    Ed

  • A belated welcome Colin,

    Glad you found and decided to join the Alliance. Your studies of Islamic theology sound fascinating as an addition to the Alliance. I've noticed recently that many Universities are advertising for professors who can teach about Islam. Your future path? As to the study of sexuality, Jung gives us a chance to look at this through many lenses. Again, welciome and I look forward to your posts.

    Ed

  • Hi Colin. Welcome to the Alliance. It's great you've found the community. Hopefully, once you have a chance to explore here a bit, you'll find a dynamic group of likeminded people who are all deeply drawn by the field of depth psychology.

    While there are many Jungian analysts and clinical psychologists here, our members come from many walks of life--artists, writers, doctors, healing professionals, counselors, students, business people, etc--so there is much cross-disciplinary knowledge and experience here to be shared.

    On that note, I hope you'll find opportunities to engage as you browse the vast content and interact with others. You may want to consider joining the online book club if you haven’t already—There's a new author each month, and you can jump in at anytime and participate at whatever level you wish.

    Even if you don't have the book for this month, it's all done via writing in an open forum, so you can read all the comments that have gone on so far and get a feel for what's happening. In February, we are featuring a wonderful new book from Jungian Analyst Erel Shalit," The Cycle of Life", as well as a special online study group on Astrology with longtime astrologer Kathleen Burt. March will bring a new book from Dr. Michael Conforti, a specialist in archetypes and new sciences, "Field, Form, And Fate".

    In case you need detailed help getting started and navigating the site, you can use the following link--and please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions at all! I look forward to seeing you around the community~Bonnie Bright, Founder

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